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 for immoral
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Immoral \Im*mor"al\, a. [Pref. im- not + moral: cf. F. immoral.]
     Not moral; inconsistent with rectitude, purity, or good
     morals; contrary to conscience or the divine law; wicked;
     unjust; dishonest; vicious; licentious; as, an immoral man;
     an immoral deed.
     Syn: Wicked; sinful; criminal; vicious; unjust; dishonest;
          depraved; impure; unchaste; profligate; dissolute;
          abandoned; licentious; lewd; obscene.
          [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      adj 1: deliberately violating accepted principles of right and
             wrong [ant: moral]
      2: not adhering to ethical or moral principles; "base and
         unpatriotic motives"; "a base, degrading way of life";
         "cheating is dishonorable"; "they considered colonialism
         immoral"; "unethical practices in handling public funds"
         [syn: base, immoral]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  89 Moby Thesaurus words for "immoral":
     abandoned, amoral, bad, base, carnal, concupiscent, conscienceless,
     corrupt, corrupted, criminal, crooked, dark, debauched, degenerate,
     depraved, devious, dirty, dishonest, dishonorable, dissolute,
     doubtful, dubious, evasive, evil, felonious, filthy, fishy,
     flagitious, fraudulent, ill-got, ill-gotten, immodest, impure,
     indecent, indirect, iniquitous, insidious, lascivious, lecherous,
     lewd, libertine, libidinous, licentious, lustful, nefarious,
     nonmoral, not kosher, obscene, pornographic, questionable,
     reprobate, rotten, salacious, shady, shameless, shifty, sinful,
     sinister, slippery, smutty, steeped in vice, suspicious,
     treacherous, tricky, unchaste, unclean, uncleanly, unconscienced,
     unconscientious, unconscionable, underhand, underhanded, unethical,
     unmoral, unprincipled, unregenerate, unsavory, unscrupulous,
     unstraightforward, vice-laden, vice-prone, vicious, vile,
     villainous, wanton, wicked, without remorse, without shame,

From The Devil's Dictionary (1881-1906) :

  IMMORAL, adj.  Inexpedient.  Whatever in the long run and with regard
  to the greater number of instances men find to be generally
  inexpedient comes to be considered wrong, wicked, immoral.  If man's
  notions of right and wrong have any other basis than this of
  expediency; if they originated, or could have originated, in any other
  way; if actions have in themselves a moral character apart from, and
  nowise dependent on, their consequences -- then all philosophy is a
  lie and reason a disorder of the mind.

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